Arrests and Tobacco Seizure

Whilst carrying out routine patrols, officers of HM Customs FAS Team noticed an industrial unit in the area of Halifax Road with a large quantity of cigarettes. 

A search of the premises revealed there to be tobacco in excess of the authorized amount. Customs Officers seized approximately 3,774 cartons of cigarettes and arrested two individuals for tobacco related offences. They were conveyed to New Mole House Police Station where they were bailed to appear at a later date whilst investigations into the matter continue, said Customs.